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  1. News - China - FOOD SAFETY

    90 million pill capsules laced with toxic metal are sold in China; 11 arrested

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 01:07pm by Kathy Gao

    ... with the poison. Police, along with food and drug authorities in Ninghai county, seized more than 440,000 chromium-laced capsules from an illegal workshop on July 22. They also confiscated more than 100kg ... employees were detained on August 29 for producing and selling a poisonous product. Ninghai police are still tracking down where the tainted capsules have ended up. There have been no reports ...

  2. News - China - FOOD SAFETY

    Two children die at Yunnan kindergarten, 30 others in hospital with suspected food poisoning

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 11:45am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com Medical experts say contaminated food the most likely cause of outbreak Two kindergarten pupils died and 30 others were in hospital with suspected food poisoning in Qiubei county, Yunnan province, yesterday. The deceased were girls aged four and five, Xinhua reported last night. Five pupils were in intensive care. An official at the county ...

  3. News - Asia - FOOD SAFETY

    Japanese factory worker held over poisoning of food with pesticide

    Posted Jan 27th 2014, 04:29am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Tokyo Japanese food factory worker held over poisoning Japanese police have arrested a food factory worker for lacing some of its products with pesticide. The crime led to massive poisoning and a recall of more than six million packages of frozen food. Toshiki Abe, 49, worked at a subsidiary of Maruha Nichiro Holdings, where the tainted food was found. Abe has ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - FOOD SAFETY

    19 diners suffer ciguatera fish poisoning on Lamma Island

    Posted Jun 12th 2013, 11:24am by Ernest Kao

    ... Health authorities are launching an investigation into food poisoning case in which 19 people fell ill after eating coral reef fish at a Lamma Island eatery on Saturday. Fourteen men and five women, aged 23 to 71, had eaten fish at the seafood restaurant, and had fallen ill with symptoms of the potentially lethal ciguatera poisoning three to 19 hours later, the Centre ...

  5. News - China - FOOD SAFETY

    New China food scandal as 30,000 tonnes of chicken feet found soaking in hydrogen peroxide

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 01:47pm by LAURA ZHOU

    ... of the officials or their titles. Evidence of poison-laced chicken feet was first discovered last September during a routine food safety check at a shop in Yongjia, Zhejiang. A month later, two people were ...

  6. News - China - FOOD SAFETY

    Pearl River Delta vegetables contain excessive amounts of arsenic, other poisons

    Posted Jun 24th 2013, 12:00am by Li Jing, Amy Nip

    ... Li Jing and Amy Nip Agriculture official says one-fifth of Pearl River Delta's vegetables contain poisons like arsenic, cadmium, copper and mercury Heavy metals blight vegetables Even as worries over last month's cadmium-tainted rice revelations still linger, Guangdong residents were confronted by new concerns that as much as one-fifth of the Pearl River Delta's ...

  7. News - China - FOOD SAFETY

    Ginger farmers using toxic pesticide

    Posted May 06th 2013, 04:25pm by Ernest Kao

    ... to six times” above the recommended level. The pesticide is not approved for use on ginger. Aldicarb- branded in China as Shennongdan- is a highly poisonous carbamate pesticide that the Ministry ... to the pesticide. Shandong officials are also sending in a team to investigate. Aldicarb drew widespread media attention on the mainland in 2012 after cucumbers laced with the pesticide reportedly poisoned ...

  8. News - World - FOOD SAFETY

    Marks & Spencer pulls chicken, turkey products from Hong Kong shelves over UK food scare

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 06:27am by Ada Lee

    ... that feathers, guts and offal were untreated for hours while production continued, ignoring biosecurity rules. This could cause the spread of Campylobacter, a bacterium that causes food poisoning ...



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